44 days in South Pacific Itinerary

44 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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44 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Savai'i, Samoa
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
4
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Munda, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
7
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Nadi, Fiji
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: San Francisco, United States

7
nights
Apia, Samoa

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Get out of town with these interesting Apia side-trips: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and don't miss a visit to Samoa Cultural Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Apia online travel route planner .

San Francisco, USA to Apia is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 21 hours traveling from San Francisco to Apia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Piula Cave Pool ©
Piula Cave Pool

4
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, make a trip to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, Head underground at Paia Dwarfs Cave, and head outdoors with Saleaula Lava Fields.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Savai'i trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

3
nights
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
When in Nuku'alofa, make a side trip to see Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ha'atafu Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, appreciate the history behind Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nuku'alofa holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Savai'i to Nuku'alofa takes 7.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nuku'alofa can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

2
nights
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, pause for some photo ops at Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon Islands National Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Honiara online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Honiara takes 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nuku'alofa to Honiara is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Nuku'alofa in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Honiara, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Munda.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II

2
nights
Munda, Solomon Islands

Munda ©
Munda is the largest settlement on the island of New Georgia in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, and consists of a number of villages. On the 26th (Sat), explore the activities along Roviana Lagoon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Shark Point. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Tetepare and then step off the mainland to explore Mushroom Island (Tomba Tuni).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Munda road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Munda takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Honiara in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Munda, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Luganville.

Things to do in Munda

Nature Parks
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Roviana Lagoon ©
Roviana Lagoon
Tetepare ©
Tetepare

4
nights
Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luganville: Tuffuntari Waterfall (in Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo, Hog Harbour) and Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole, take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall, and steep yourself in history at SS President Coolidge.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luganville trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Munda to Luganville by flight takes about 8 hours. In October in Luganville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Espiritu Santo, Tuffuntari Waterfall, Port Olry Beach
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
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Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole
SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge

8
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Go for a jaunt from Port Vila to Pele Island to see Pele Island about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the interesting displays at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Port Vila travel app .

You can fly from Luganville to Port Vila in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island, The Secret Garden
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 9:
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Get out of town with these interesting Nadi side-trips: La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island), Momi Bay Battery Historic Park (in Denarau Island) and Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours, & more). Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nadi trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Port Vila to Nadi takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Vila to Nadi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Denarau Island, Sigatoka, Zipline, Robinson Crusoe Island, La Galerie
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 17:
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

1
night
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. On the 18th (Mon), look for gifts at Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre, identify plant and animal life at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, then get lost in a book at Tuvalu National Library, and finally ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Funafuti trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Funafuti takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Nadi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Funafuti, with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
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Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area

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